Hiking Tips: Seven Sisters Waterfalls

Seven Sisters Waterfalls
4 Quick Hiking Tips for Seven Sisters Waterfalls Need an adventure while in Grenada?  How about a hike through the Grand Etang rain forest to the Seven Sisters Waterfalls?  If you're lucky, you'll get a chance to see the curious Mona Monkeys and they might just look for treasure in your pockets too.   Grand Etang National Park is home to many mo...
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What’s to do in Grenada? (La Boulangerie)

La Boulangerie
Get Coffee! It's been a while since I've had a chance to play on the blog and now that my semester is finally over a I can start having some fun again.  Yesterday, a friend invited me to La Boulangerie, a for coffee.  It's quaint little french style bakery/pizzeria complimented with Grenadian influences.  I'd never been, so I was eager to go. &n...
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Charter Foundation Program

Charter Foundation Program
I was admitted into the Charter Foundation Program (aka Foundation to Medicine - FTM) at St. George's University.  The program is designed to prepare students for the rigorous curriculum ahead of them once in the school of medicine.  The program is similar to the Medical Education Readiness Program (MERP).  It's a tough program but upon completion,...
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St. George’s University

St. George's University Medical School
“Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the Maurice Bishop International Airport in the beautiful St. Georges, Grenada.  Local time is 3:08 p.m. and the temperature is 81 degrees."  I looked out the window and thought to myself, "OMG, I finally made it.  I'm actually here."  St. George's University school of Medicine, here I come.  ...
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Las Terrenas, Dominican Republic

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Las Terranes is a beautiful fisherman's town located in the province of Samana in the Dominican Republic.  I'm almost hesitant to share my amazing find because I don't want to see it turn into a major tourist destination.  The town is extremely charming and has kept it's authenticity.  If you're looking for a quite place to relax that's not infested with tour...
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That difficult workout could kill you.

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I  work in the emergency room as a medical scribe.  I'm exposed to many mind blowing cases and I'm learn a ton daily.  I've recently learned, that it is possible to workout too much.  Gasp! Over doing it can cause rhabdomyolysis (rhabdo).  It's a condition that breaks down skeletal muscle tissue into the bloodstream eventually causing kidney fa...
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Fruit Chips (Pear & Kiwi)

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Dried fruit tastes just like candy.  So much so, that I question the health benefits when I eat it.  Here, I made Kiwi and Pear chips.  The process is super easy and all you need is a food dehydrator and a slicer.  It only takes a few minutes to slice your fruit and about 7 hours to dry it.  Benefits to dehydrating Easy - Pick a fruit or v...
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Spinach & Mozzarella Stuffed Chicken

Stuffed Chicken
You're looking at fresh spinach and mozzarella stuffed chicken wrapped in meat candy (aka bacon).  Chicken bores easily, so why not dress it up and make it a little fancy?  I served this with roasted potatoes and steamed broccoli.  The entire meal took about 40 minutes to make.  Check it out below.   Roasting potatoes are easy.  First cut fo...
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Easy Apple Chips

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Homemade Apple Chips Here's a healthy snack alternative that'll satisfy your cravings and help you through those hectic days.  Apple chips aren't a new idea, they're just not on many people's radar.  I can honestly say, these have saved me from some disastrous snacking on my non-stop days.   Apple chips are easily found in most health fo...
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Vegan Protein Cookies

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Are you looking for portable healthy snacks to carry around during the day?  Well this vegan protein cookie may fit the bill.  It's a good mix of healthy fat, protein, and complex carbohydrates.  The cookie is extremely dense and you'll only need one to tie you over until your next meal.   I'm a pre-med student working as a medical scribe in the ...
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